Aug 16, 2013 7:30pm PDT
wondering with what holder announced if there's bipartisan support in washington for something like this? >> we are seeing that. i think -- michael i want to hear your thoughts in the cultural shift here. it was not too long ago that californians and across the country people said throw away the key. people are starting to look at the prison system and some of the injustices which holder called shameful and realizing there are huge inequities and a lot of lives being affect when you talk about throwing away the key on 20-year-old man. a young man who was 23 sentenced to life without parole for the first nonviolent drug offense, $1500 drug deal. serial killers, you know, don't spend that much time in prison. that kind of case is what holder is talking about. >> there's going to be a continuing debate about what actually -- how do you define a low level offender. we didn't hear that from the attorney general and we didn't get a lot of details from him. we expect to hear more from him on that soon. >> while we wait for that we also want to talk about another situation going on in the c
Aug 23, 2013 7:30pm PDT
, evidencein syria and of spying at home. we look back at the march in washington, tonight on "washington week." more red lines crossed in syria. >> what we've seen indicates big eventis clearly a of grave concern. when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale and, again, we're still gathering our information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> there's no reason, if there's hide, for the regime not to let the investigative team in. gwen: more tough choices in egypt. >> what we're doing right now is theg a full evaluation of u.s.-egyptian relationship. >> we have the same objective. to see a democratic syste
Aug 3, 2013 1:30am PDT
and former reporter and intern at the chronicle went on to "the washington post." has really changed the face of, i think the argument, his movie, document will be shown. he now has their ear. it is very unusual. zuckerberg is an elusive guy. doesn't dupeo a lot of this stu. puts the national spotlight. >> the ag industry. fast food industry. construction industry. people would say so self-serving. when you have silicone valley, ph.d.s, silence. it really does change. >> it is ag. and other groups plus. >> now they're all in it kevin mccarthy today in washington. from california. right next to the ceos from silicone valley. >> new brand of politics being born. >> absolutely right. >> let me ask -- is that what is it? or is this a moment in time where all the things have come together to make immigration reform possible. what like they couldn't shift the co-lgs alition to say, clim change. >> we are seeing changes. political changes. not just on, give you another example. same-sex marriage. another place. republican party. starting to see changes. it is sort of an evolutionary process
Aug 10, 2013 1:30am PDT
"washington week." who's listening in? >> i want to make clear. once again. that america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. gwen: how dangerous is al qaeda? >> this is an ongoing process. we are not going to completely eliminate terrorism. gwen: how frosty are things with russia? >> i think there's always been some tension in the u.s.-russian relationship after the fall of the soviet union. gwen: and how frosty are things with congress? >> we're not in a normal atmosphere around here when it comes to "obamacare." gwen: these issues and more will follow the president as he leaves on vacation. we take a look with doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times." martha raddatz of abc news.